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Re: BUG #6404: postgres account not created during unattended install

From: Dharmendra Goyal <dharmendra(dot)goyal(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: mark(dot)phillips(at)mophilly(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6404: postgres account not created during unattended install
Date: 2012-01-30 07:07:40
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On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 3:01 AM, <mark(dot)phillips(at)mophilly(dot)com> wrote:

> The following bug has been logged on the website:
> Bug reference:      6404
> Logged by:          Mark Phillips
> Email address:      mark(dot)phillips(at)mophilly(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 9.1.2
> Operating system:   Mac OS X 10.7
> Description:
> for a stand alone app that uses postgres, the app installer invokes the
> shell script for the "unattended" install of postgres.
> The pg installer creates a user "PostgreSQL" that is not hidden, but does
> not create a hidden account "postgres". As a result, the invocation of
> pg_ctl fails. Error is "unknown login: postgres".
pg installer creates "postgres" user which somehow seems to be failing at
your machine. Can you please send installation log which can be found under
/tmp/install-postgresql.log. Also if you can run
installation_path/installer/server/ script manually and check
the output, it can be helpful.

Dharmendra Goyal
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